Doing Business in Seychelles - Victoria
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Seychelles.
- Introduction to the Republic of Seychelles (East Africa).
- Doing Business in Victoria
- The Economy of Seychelles
- International Trade of Seychelles
- Custom procedures
- Business and Investment Opportunities in Seychelles
- Offshore Industries
- Seychelles Investment Board
- Case Study: Seychelles Trading Company
- Access to the Seychellois market
Objectives of the subject "Doing Business in the Republic of
- To analyze the Seychellois economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in Seychelles
- To explore Seychelles' trade relations with the student's country
- To know Seychelles' Free Trade Agreements
- To examine the profile of Seychellois companies
- To develop a business plan for the Seychellois market
Sample of the subject (Doing Business in Seychelles):
Subject Description (Doing Business in Seychelles).
The Republic of Seychelles (Africa).
Seychelles: the first African country by Human Development. One
of the less corrupt countries in Africa.
- Area: 455 km²
- Capital: Victoria
- Seychellois Population: 90,000
- Adult literacy rate: 96%
- Religion: 86% of Seychellois are Catholics
- The official languages: Creole, English, and French
- Independence: 1976 (UK)
- Type of Government: Socialist Multi-Party Republic
- Civil Law: based on the French Napoleonic Code. Criminal law: based on the British laws.
- Nearest countries: Mozambique, the Comoros, and Mauritius
The Seychelles belongs to the East African Economic Area
of the African Civilization.
The economy of Seychelles:
- Seychellois GDP growth: 3.5%
- Tertiary sector: 71% of GDP
- The inflation: 4.4%
- Top Seychellois sectors: tourism (29% of GDP), construction, private consumption, financial and insurance services,
and information and communication technology
- Top agricultural products: copra, cinnamon bark, and tea
- Natural resources: fish, coconut, cinnamon, oil, and gas
- Top Seychellois exports: canned tuna, fish, frozen prawns, cinnamon bark, medical
appliances, and metals
- Top trading partners: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Sri
Lanka, the United Kingdom, the United States, the European Union (EU), and the COMESA (Common Market for Eastern
and Southern Africa) countries
- Currency: Seychelles Rupee (SCR)
- Special Investment Zones
Seychelles has preferential access to...
- Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
- Southern African Development Community (SADC)
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
- Indian Ocean Commission
- The United States: AGOA
Act - Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (COMESA)
- Cotonou Agreement (European Union)
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India
Seychelles is a member of:
- African Development Bank
- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- African Union (AU)
- Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
- Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
- Relationships with China and India